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All who enter the Tower regain 100 sanity points.

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Machine of Death: A Collection of Stories About People Who Know How They Will Die
Randall Munroe, James Foreman, K. Sekelsky, Camron Miller, John Chernega, David Michael Wharton, K.M. Lawrence, Jeffrey C. Wells, Vera Brosgol, Kit Yona, J. Jack Unrau, Jeff Stautz, Aaron Diaz, Matthew Bennardo, Yahtzee Croshaw, Douglas J. Lane, Brian Quinlan, Kate Beaton
You Are Not a Gadget - Jaron Lanier Computer scientist Jaron Lanier has a bad attack of "what hath technology wrought," but his criticism are valid. He points out how open access has been a huge boon for consumers and for the companies that control access, but a total bust for creators who are robbed of any way to profit from their creations. He also finds fault with the stifling conformity of social networking websites, as well as poor software design that forces people to adapt to the clunky software rather than the software to individual needs.